IcedTea 1.3.1 Released!
langel at redhat.com
Mon Oct 27 13:21:42 PDT 2008
We are proud to announce the release of IcedTea6 1.3.1.
The IcedTea6 project provides a harness to build the source code from
OpenJDK6 (http://openjdk.java.net) using Free Software build tools.
1.3.1 marks the first stable release of the new IcedTea Web Browser
Plugin. The most prominent feature of the new plugin is Liveconnect
- Updated to b12 build.
- Plugin including LiveConnect support built as default.
- Various bugs fixed: renderer patch, version string updated,
chinese fonts filename fix for Fedora etc.
- More progress on Shark and Cacao.
- Several plugin bug and build fixes:
The tarball and nosrc RPM can be downloaded here:
The following people helped with this release:
Gary Benson, Deepak Bhole, Alon Bar-Lev, Thomas Fitzsimmons, Andrew
Haley, Andrew John Hughes, Ioana Ivan, Matthias Klose, Omair Majid,
Xerxes Ranby, Christian Thalinger, Mark Wielaard, Lillian Angel
We would also like to thank the bug reporters and testers!
To get started:
$ hg clone http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/icedtea6
$ cd icedtea6
Full build requirements and instructions are in INSTALL:
The new package has been built into Fedora 10 (rawhide) and should
appear in the yum repositories in a couple of days.
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